| Jan 16, 2017

Nikkei falls as yen makes upward push

Stocks turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, weighed down by the yen’s ascent. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 192.04 points, or 1.00 percent, to close at 19,095.24. On Friday, the key market gauge gained 152.58 points. The Topix index of all ...

| Dec 5, 2016

Nikkei slips on Italian no vote

Stocks lost further ground Monday, weighed down by the yen’s rise after Italy’s vote to reject constitutional reform in a national referendum. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 151.09 points, or 0.82 percent, to end at 18,274.99 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Friday, the ...

| Nov 18, 2016

Nikkei climbs to 10-month high

The benchmark Nikkei average closed at its highest level in more than 10 months Friday, buoyed by rises in major export-oriented companies on the back of the yen’s weakness. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 104.78 points, or 0.59 percent, to 17,967.41 on the Tokyo ...